Laurie and Miguel

Laurie and Miguel

We recently spent a lovely afternoon with Laurie and Miguel when we accompanied them to Melbourne for a city shoot prior to their ceremony. They had married in Canada last year and this ceremony was both a reaffirmation of their vows and an opportunity for their Melbourne-based family and friends to celebrate with them. They live in Brighton so a visit to the beach boxes at Dendy Street was followed by a trip to Hosier Lane in the city to shoot some funky images in the laneways. Miguel’s cars also had to feature in the laneways shots as they are his pride and joy! We had a lot of fun with Laurie and Miguel as they were both very confident in front of the camera and we ended up with some very arty and dramatic photos. The ceremony and reception took place at The Willows in St Kilda and this wonderful building is so full of character that the setting provided a great contrast to the shots we took earlier in the day, as you will see...

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Kayleigh and Matt

Kayleigh and Matt

We decided to use another of Mornington’s lovely beaches for Kayleigh and Matt’s shoot and chose Fisherman’s Beach on the Esplanade. It is close to Lilo Cafe which is one of our favourite places for good coffee and provides a good excuse for having a chat before we get down to work! Another sunny day and it was almost too bright by the time we got down to the beach and we had to find as much shade as we could amongst the beach huts as there is no natural cover nearby. Before that we found a rusty shed up a side street which we’ll have to use again as it provides a perfect grungy background and Kayleigh’s choice of dress colour stands out dramatically against the old...

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